Pastor's Notes

Pastor's Notes

2nd Sunday of Lent

Posted by Maria Franxman on 3/10/22

“While He was praying, His face changed in appearance and His clothing became dazzling white” (Lk 9:29)

Jesus climbs the mountain and enters into prayer. There, He is transfigured. Prayer has a way of doing that. And not just if you’re the Son of God! As sons and daughters ... Read More »

1st Sunday of Lent

Posted by Maria Franxman on 3/04/22

Lent is Here! “Jesus was led by the Spirit into the desert for forty days, to be tempted by the devil.” (Lk 4:1-2).

The Ash Cross has now been washed or rubbed off from a few days ago. We have begun our Forty Days of Lent. We hear in ... Read More »

8th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Posted by Maria Franxman on 2/25/22

Here Comes Lent!

Are you ready? Have you made your plans? Have you decided how will you Fast, Pray, and give Alms? Recalled what you did last year, or the years before? Thought about what went well and didn’t. What worked and what fell short. Have you written out ... Read More »

7th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Posted by Maria Franxman on 2/18/22

On Tuesday, February 22, we celebrate a sort of “only in the Catholic Church” type event, the Feast of the Chair of St Peter, the Apostle. Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI (when he was acting pope) spoke of this feast in a General Audience, saying: “‘Cathedra’ literally means the established ... Read More »

6th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Posted by Maria Franxman on 2/11/22

So, let’s talk bathrooms! The parish now has a new bathroom in the St Joseph vestibule. This provides a family-friendly bathroom on that side of the church side without having to unlock the school partition doors. With C19 persisting and general requirements around school safety, it is not always ... Read More »

5th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Posted by Maria Franxman on 2/04/22

Catholic Schools Week comes to a close this weekend but the important work and lasting impact of our parish Catholic school and Catholic schools across the country and around the world will continue. Students & staff at Holy Family Catholic School & Preschool enjoyed a lot of fun and ... Read More »

4th Sunday in Ordinary Time

Posted by Maria Franxman on 1/28/22

Starting today, we begin Catholic Schools Week. What is National Catholic Schools Week? Since 1974, National Catholic Schools Week is the annual celebration of Catholic education in the United States. It starts annually on the last Sunday in January and runs all week. The theme for National Catholic Schools ... Read More »

3rd Sunday in Ordinary Time

Posted by Maria Franxman on 1/21/22

As we flip the calendar to begin 2022, we pass the halfway point on the fiscal year 2021-22 for Holy Family Catholic Parish. It is a good time to provide an update of where the parish stands.

The parish continues to show forth its generous heart! December is typically ... Read More »

2nd Sunday in Ordinary Time

Posted by Maria Franxman on 1/14/22

[Parents] In asking for Baptism for your child, you are undertaking the responsibilty of raising her / him in the faith, so that keeping God’s commandments, she / he may love the Lord and her / his neighbor as Christ taught us. Do you understand this responsibility? [Godparents] are ... Read More »

Baptism of the Lord

Posted by Maria Franxman on 1/07/22

[Parents] In asking for Baptism for your child, you are undertaking the responsibilty of raising her / him in the faith, so that keeping God’s commandments, she / he may love the Lord and her / his neighbor as Christ taught us. Do you understand this responsibility? [Godparents] are ... Read More »

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